National Acrobats of China

Get a show and a chance to break the Guinness world record for the number of people spinning plates simultaneously at the National Acrobats of China show. Presented by the Society for the Performing Arts, the acrobatic troupe features 35 performers, each of them a master in illusion, martial arts and, of course, acrobatics. In addition to the tricks, there are cycling stunts and bench juggling. Oh, and lots of plate spinning, hence the attempt at the world record. (Get there early to participate in the record attempt. Organizers tell us no previous experience is necessary.)

7:30 p.m. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713‑227‑4772 or visit $28 to $83.
Sat., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., 2014

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